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Become a Resident Advisor (RA)

Become an RA!

There are so many great reasons to become an RA. You can gain leadership experience, make lifelong friends, and receive free housing and a stipend!

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A residence hall isn't just a place to sleep and study. Resident Advisors (or RAs) help shape the community within each residence hall by creating special programs and events, being a role model, listening to issues and problems that residents have, and serving as an excellent resource for their community. RAs, along with House Supervisors, Company Commanders, and Graduate Fellows, comprise some of the student staff positions in Housing and Residence Life.

RA and House Supervisor applications for 2021-2022 are now closed. Applications for 2022-23 will open in October of 2021!

In the meantime, you can find more details about the job here, or you can watch the replay of the info session we hosted this past application cycle here. Please note some procedures are subject to change for the next application cycle.

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Meet some of our RAs and learn why they decided to apply below!

Questions? First, visit the job description and benefits page. If you still have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to us at vtra@vt.edu!